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, the congressional black caucus is having their caucus today. michelle obama it is going to be addressing the issue of voter suppression reid is anyone going to be talking about the death penalty? >> i do suspect it will come up in some of the justice hearings that are going on, the panel discussions. there will be a lot of talk about voter suppression this year because we're in a real title wave, as you know, across this country. the good news is we're turning the tide there, just as we are on the death penalty. sing a group of folks here today, we are a group of people that have abolished it for juvenile spread with abolish the death penalty for group, the retarded. we will use the same strategy there. we have a majority of states to outlaw the practice is and we went to the supreme court and said not only is the squirrel, but because now it is only practiced by a minority of states, it is also unusual, therefore, band and for the entire country. they did in both cases. we're hoping if we can get rid of it in california, ohio, if we can get rid of it in seven more states beyond that, we can go to
the first lady, michelle obama, and in the lame duck session in 2010, the discredited congress here and i'll say down the hallway in the senate, passed a bill out of there. and it's called the healthy hunger-free kids act, mr. speaker. the healthy, hunger-free kids act was written and passed to satisfy the wishes of the first lady who had the let's move initiative to get our youth in shape. now that on its face is ok. and it's probably pretty good that we inspire our youth to get some exercise, after all, that is a big part of the problem with overweight youth. it's been well publicized that 30% of our youth are overweight. i haven't gone back to question that number, it seems to be a number that's accepted. but if it could be a higher number, i think we'd hear that out of the white house. 30% of our youth are overweight. there's your consensus number, true or not. and clear back when bob gates was secretary of defense, under barack obama, mr. speaker, he made the statement that since 30% of our youth are overweight, it is a national security issue because we can't recruit enough troops t
, the first lady, michelle obama, perhaps the president's secret weapon, making, what, 11 visits to north carolina since 2009? talk about mrs. obama's appeal there. >> well, she has stressed military families and helping them and, of course, north carolina has a very strong military presence with fort bragg and camp lejeune, the marine base. so military issues are very important. it's a way -- she's much more popular than her husband is here, and it's a way to portray herself and to portray, sell the obama administration in a very nonpartisan way because it has broad support, it goes across party lines, of course. arthel: and then, rob, you mentioned that 2008 election. of course, the obama/biden ticket getting 49.70% of the votes there, the mccain/palin ticket, 9.48. so close -- 39.48. so close. so i ask you, what is it about the politics of north carolina that makes it such an enigma? >> well, there's a couple things going on here. first of all, it's a upper-tier southern state, it's much more like virginia than a deep south state, so it's always been much more moderate. we've had 20 ye
name engraved on it and they got a hand written note from president obama and michelle that wished them a long and happy marriage now they really have a wedding story to tell. let's get the seven day forecast. >> we're looking at a big drop over the weekend but tonight it's fairly comfortable up there we have our temperature in o'hare about 59 degrees 64 in cleveland and you can see all across the country temperatures get warmer the farther west you go. interesting contrast their radar satellite composite that is the cold air pushing south you can see some rain developing up there. temperatures, 56 for the high temperatures saturday. the tuesday system by the way may be preceded by even warmer air than is indicated that is our best chance of seeing and 80 this week. 72 is expected for wednesday. surveillance video of lindsay lohan allegedly hitting a man with her car is released you can see her head one of the men standing there and then continue driving off. she was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident and the man was released from hospital with a knee injury pol
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